Christmas & Holiday Celebrations in Putnam County

Nobody does a small town Christmas like Putnam County! Here is our full round up of Christmas and holiday events happening in Putnam County this season. Enjoy parades, Christmas lights, nativities, crafts, performances, cookies and cocoa, Santa meet and greets, and so much more. It’s the most wonderful time of year, and it is all happening in Putnam County! Click each event below for links to more details.

Check back throughout the month because we’ll update this list as new events are posted. Updated 12/3.


Enjoy a small town celebration

12/6-31• Yuletide in the Park • Valley Park, Hurricane

Tree Lighting on December 6th. Drive-Thru lights display throughout the month.

12/7 • Christmas Tree Lighting• City of Winfield Town Square

12/7• Buffalo Fire Department Parade of Lights• Buffalo

12/14• Wreaths Across America for Fallen Soldiers• Beech Grove Cemetery, Eleanor

12/14• Horse Carriage Rides• Saving Vintage, Hurricane

12/14• Hurricane Christmas Parade• Main Street Hurricane

12/14• Winfield Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Light Parade • Winfield

12/17• Hurricane Civic Chorus Holiday Concert• Forrest Burdette Church, Hurricane

12/20• Eleanor Fire Department Christmas Parade • Eleanor


Santa Clause is coming to town

12/1-15• Letters to Santa Mailbox on Main Street • Hurricane, Main Street Gazebo

12/7,14,18, 21• Teays Valley Fire Department Santa Tour • Various locations, Teays Valley

12/7 & 11• Photos with Santa and free 4×6 • Fruth Pharmacy, Scott Depot

12/7• Cookies with Santa & Mrs. Clause• Saving Vintage, Hurricane

12/9-14 Winfield VFD Santa Neighborhood Tour • Winfield

12/16-18• Hayride with Santa & Hurricane Fire and Rescue• Hurricane

12/20• Meet Santa at the Gazebo • Bancroft Town Park

12/12• Mr. & Mrs Clause & Poca High Show Choir • Town of Poca at the Gazebo

12/14• Winfield VFD Breakfast with Santa• Winfield Community Center

12/21• Eleanor VFD Santa Around Town• Eleanor, WV


Nativities & Church Special Events

12/6-7 • Live Nativity• Valley Park, Hurricane

12/7• Christmas Celebration• Teays Valley Presbyterian Church, Scott Depot

12/8• Pajamas and Pancakes• Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene, Teays Valley

12/8• Away in a Mango• Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Hurricane

12/11-14• Walk Thru Bethlehem • Hometown Independent Mission Church

12/13-14• The Nativity Ballet• Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Hurricane

12/14• Cocoa and Drive-Thru Christmas Experience• Hurricane 1stChurch of the Nazarene

12/15• Christmas Cantata• Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Hurricane

12/18• Live Nativity• Buffalo Church of the Nazarene

12/19• Live Nativity• Hurricane Main Street Gazebo


Find the perfect gift

12/5, 12, & 19 • Shop Late Till 8 & Christmas Fun • Hidden Creek Mercantile, Hurricane

12/7 • West Teays PTO Craft Fair • Liberty Square Shopping Center, Teays Valley

12/7• Christmas Bazaar• Buffalo United Methodist Church, Buffalo

Check out our 2019 Shopping Directory to find out where to find a gift for anyone on your list!


Crafts and DIY

12/2 & 4 • Fresh Christmas Wreath Decorating Workshop • The Putnam Market, Hurricane

12/5• Holiday Doormat Workshop• Gritt’s Farm, Buffalo

12/17• Christmas Floral Arranging• Hidden Creek Mercantile, Hurricane

12/21• Holly Jolly Centerpiece Workshop• The Putnam Market, Hurricane


Kids Events

12/8 • Brunch in Whoville• Hidden Creek Mercantile, Hurricane

12/9• Make & Take Gnome • So Kai Kids Clubhouse, Valley Park, Hurricane

12/15• Cookies and Crafts with Elsa and Anna• Buffalo High School

12/20• Happy Birthday Party for Jesus• So-Kai Kids Clubhouse, Valley Park, Hurricane

12/30• Winter Penguin Art  • So-Kai Kids Clubhouse, Valley Park, Hurricane


Celebrate with the Putnam County Library

 12/2 • Holiday Crafts for AdultsHurricane Branch

12/9 • Holiday Crafts for Adults and TeensPoca Branch

12/12 • Old Fashioned Christmas PartyMain Branch

12/12 • Children’s Christmas CraftsPoca Library

12/16-20 • Crafty Christmas Week for KidsHurricane Library

12/19 • Teen Crafts & CocoaBuffalo Library


New Years Eve Celebration

12/31• Roaring 2020 New Years Eve Celebration• Valley Park, Hurricane

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